DR Kiron Robinson

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Positions

  • Academic

Research expertise

  • Doubt and the image
Kiron Robinson is an artist interested in the possibility of using the ideas of doubt and belief as constructive devises. Continually chasing ways of articulating, that which by its own definition is beyond articulation, leads to a paradoxical reasoning in Robinson’s work, which unravels as it constructs. Materials are chosen and placed with great care. Since 2003 Robinson has exhibited his work widely both nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include Immanent Landscape, Kurumuya Museum, Japan; Here's the tender coming (Whoopee) We're all going to die, Pallas Project, Dublin; Encounters with the Uncanny, Gippsland Regional Art Gallery, Sale; If I take the time will I get it back, Sarah Scout, Melbourne; Unseen Forces, Institute of Contemporary Art, Sydney; And the Difference Is, NUS, Singapore; 17th of December 1987, West Space, Melbourne; Octopus 8, Softness in the Rock, Hope in Disappointing Times, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne; Manila Bites, Green Papaya Art Space, Manila. Robinson has also partaken in a number of residencies including the inbound residency program through Apexart, New York, and from 2005 – 2007 Robinson was a Gertrude Contemporary Studio resident. Kiron Robinson is represented by Sarah Scout in Melbourne http://www.sarahscoutpresents.com

Subject Areas

  • Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
  • The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)

Available for supervision

Yes.

Contact Details

Phone Number: 90359483
email: kironr@unimelb.edu.au

Exhibitions

Upon This Troubled Sea
Start: Tuesday, October 18th 2016 End: Saturday, July 29th 2017
We told ourselves we needed separate beds to sleep
Start: Friday, April 24th 2015 End: Saturday, June 27th 2015
Hello, you've made it
Start: Thursday, May 21st 2015 End: Friday, June 26th 2015
Written in Light
Start: Tuesday, February 10th 2015 End: Saturday, May 9th 2015
Vertigo
Start: Wednesday, January 1st 2014 End: Tuesday, December 30th 2014
The Big East (Biggerer)
Start: Sunday, October 5th 2014 End: Saturday, October 4th 2014
Stumping
Start: Saturday, October 4th 2014 End: Friday, October 3rd 2014
Charlie, Charlie, what have you done
Start: Thursday, November 14th 2013 End: Friday, December 13th 2013
Does it Matter
Start: Saturday, October 5th 2013 End: Friday, October 25th 2013
I don't know, really i don't
Start: Wednesday, October 9th 2013 End: Friday, October 11th 2013
No, no, no, no
Start: Thursday, July 11th 2013 End: Saturday, August 24th 2013
Dudspace Christmas Special: A Minor Original Work of an original creative work exhibited as part of a group exhibition
Start: Friday, November 16th 2012 End: Friday, December 21st 2012
I (who) What (what) hello
Start: Friday, August 10th 2012 End: Thursday, September 13th 2012
It's like killing two birds with two stones
Start: Saturday, June 2nd 2012 End: Friday, June 29th 2012
Immanent Landscape: SydneyMinor Original Creative Work exhibited as part of a group exhibition
Start: Thursday, March 29th 2012 End: Sunday, April 29th 2012
Immanent Landscape, Kurumaya
Start: Saturday, September 17th 2011 End: Saturday, November 26th 2011
Here's the tender coming (WHOOPEE) we're all going to die.
Start: Friday, September 2nd 2011 End: Friday, September 30th 2011
Hevy
Start: Saturday, August 6th 2011 End: Friday, September 2nd 2011
Encounters with the Uncanny
Start: Saturday, July 9th 2011 End: Saturday, August 27th 2011
Sunny day, Sunny day, how i wish for a sunny day (solo exhibition)
Start: Wednesday, February 2nd 2011 End: Friday, March 4th 2011
Used hours/Wasted hours/Reclaimed hours (solo exhibition)
Start: Tuesday, January 11th 2011 End: Sunday, January 30th 2011
Delineated: The Printmaking Summer Residency Exhibition
Start: Friday, November 19th 2010 End: Wednesday, December 15th 2010
Unseen Forces
Start: Wednesday, November 3rd 2010 End: Saturday, November 20th 2010
Still counting (Don't forget me, again) (solo exhibition)
Start: Friday, July 30th 2010 End: Friday, September 24th 2010
Immanent Landscape
Start: Thursday, August 12th 2010 End: Friday, September 3rd 2010
If i take the time will i get it back (solo exhibition)
Start: Thursday, May 20th 2010 End: Friday, June 11th 2010
A quarter turn on every screw
Start: Friday, April 9th 2010 End: Friday, April 30th 2010
On Photography and Death (solo exhibition)
Start: Saturday, March 7th 2009 End: Friday, March 27th 2009
Manila Bites
Start: Saturday, March 15th 2008 End: Tuesday, April 1st 2008

Publications

Creative Exhibited Works

ROBINSON K (2012), I (who) What (what) hello, Rae and Bennett

Education and Training

  • Docter of Philosophy PhD , Monash University, 2014
  • Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) BFA , Victorian College of the Arts, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts BA , La Trobe University, 1995

Awards and honours

  • Apexart New York City Fellow, 2012
  • Arts Development: Presentation $10,000, Arts Victoria, 2011
  • Arts project grant - $8000, City of Melbourne, 2009